Guns, Capitalism, and Revolutions in the Americas

Brian DeLay talked about the evolution of the American arms trade during the American Revolution and how it also aided the Haitian and… read more

Brian DeLay talked about the evolution of the American arms trade during the American Revolution and how it also aided the Haitian and Spanish Revolutions that followed. He spoke about the history of gun production in Europe and how the Americas could not create their own large-scale gun production system in the 18th century. Professor DeLay also spoke about how the arms trade contributed to victory during the American Revolution, and how capitalism played a role in the Haitian Revolution. close

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  • Tim Borstelmann President Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • Brian DeLay Associate Professor University of California, Berkeley->History Department

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Guns, Capitalism, and Revolutions in the Americas

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Program ID:
326816-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 01, 2015 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 2015 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 01, 2015 | 7:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2015 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2015 | 9:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2015 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2015 | 3:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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